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Table 8 Summary of barriers and opportunities within theme 5: Improving the quality of mental healthcare

From: Development of mental healthcare in Cambodia: barriers and opportunities

Barriers
 Poor quality of education at all levels, service provision and leadership
 Lack of professionalism and ethical framework in mental healthcare
Opportunities
 Investment in mental health education at all levels
 Development of professional guidelines and ethical frameworks for psychiatrists, psychologists, counsellors and social workers
 Development of professional associations for mental health practitioners
 Licensing and accreditation for mental health practitioners by professional body
 Regular monitoring and evaluation of mental health services
 Investing in clinical supervision and support for mental health professionals